Friday Jambalaya: Doctor Who, Dune Adaptations & Kamala Khan

Wait...January is over?! How did that happen?!

And here we are saying hello to yet another Friday! This week saw the end of January and the start of February. On Monday, Clarice gave us the latest in her Oscar Derby by covering both the Producers Guild Awards and the Screen Actors Guild Awards. On Wednesday, Cole kicked off February with the second of his book recommendation posts, this time using Garth Nix’s Old Kingdom trilogy as his starting point.

And, of course, we’ve got some links for your perusal this weekend.

  1. Peter Capaldi is bowing out as The Doctor this Christmas after an excellent run in regenerating role.
  2. For some reason people are still trying to adapt Dune to film and the latest attempt has Denis Villeneuve at the helm.
  3. The screenwriter behind Oscar nominated Arrival is writing a superhero comic!
  4. A John Wick television show?
  5. David Mack’s gorgeous Kamala Khan art is on sale and a portion of every purchase goes to the ACLU.
  6. In Star Wars news: our first ever official image of Norra Wexley!
  7. Marvel’s Runaways has found its cast!
  8. An American in Paris changed Hollywood.
  9. Alan Sepinwall talks about FX’s Legion¬†and asks the question: Is it the first great comic book TV series?
  10. Ursula K. Le Guin on “alternative facts”.